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Samosir Cottages

| Tuk Tuk Village, Samosir Island, Indonesia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is my 2nd visit to this hotel, we spent 4 days in this time around. Nice view, good value for money. Bike rental available. For MUSLIM tourist, there is a Muslim food located few blocks away from this hotel. The hotel itself provide food at reasonable price. There is also batak dance performed every Wednesday night. Free wifi and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The views to the lake is what it makes me give them 3 stars. The rooms are very basic with a hot water dribble as shower. Staff here are very intense, weird and not very friendly. Do not eat here as food is made by amateurs and just round the corner you have lovely restaurants. Wen we got there unfortunately... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We stayed for five nights, and ate in the restaurant once. We found the food very salty so we tried some local restaurants on the door step. The most amazing, called 'Chutney's', was almost opposite, where the lane to the hotel meets the main road. The gardens are well kept at Samosir Cottages and you can swim in the lake... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a very nice stay at Samosir cottages. We had a room for 4 nights with view to the Lake and that was very nice. The room was basic, but big and clean. If you expect a more luxury, then it is better to take another resort, but if you are okay with a basic clean... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Stay away from this place! I have travelled in Central America, Northern Africa and Asia for several months and I never came across unfriendlier staff, especially the manager Mr Bloom. They are dishonest and will lie directly into your face and rip you off. For example they organized a bus ticket for us to Bukittingi, they charged us 100'000 IDR... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The best and the only best attribute of samosir cottages is its aweasome lake view and the location. Perfect place to laze around for a couple of days with awesome sunrise views. Apart from that the Inn is just about average in every other aspect. Rooms are just about ok. Nothing fanciful. No toiletries kit in the bathrooms. There was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I stayed in Samosir Cottage for 2 nites. The room was facing the lake and I had a beautiful view of the sunrise n just right to take a deep in the water. What was dissapointing was the cleanliness of the room. The cupboard was dusty n no toiletries were available in the bath except towel, a toilet paper n... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We booked our room via email with the manager. We had multiple emails from the hotel concerning our room, however, upon arrival we were told the emails were not a confirmation and there were no rooms available for us. The hotel apologized for the confusion, set us up in a room next door for the same rate and then moved... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I had a wonderfull time in Samosir Cottages. The people are very nice, friendly and responsive. They made us a cinema and helped us to discover the island. The rooms were nice and cool (fan or aircon was not necessary). There is a Batak performance twice a week which is very nice to visit.The hotel is next to the lake,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

My second visit to Lake Toba so decided to stay at Samosir Cottages on advice of a friend. Stayed a week and had a great time! Booked a lovely room right next to the lake. Excellent for a swim first thing in the morning.. Room was large, clean and had hot water which was a bonus.. This is definitely the... More

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Address: | Tuk Tuk Village, Samosir Island, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sumatra > North Sumatra > Samosir Island
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Number of rooms: 14
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